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Oct 6, 2018

Mayor Hancock Announces 2018 Class of the MBK25

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and the Office of Children’s Affairs announced today the 2018 class of the MBK25 as part of the city’s local work on the national My Brother’s Keeper Initiative.

Aug 14, 2018

Mayor Hancock, Education, Community and Business Leaders Sign My Brother's Keeper Charter

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and community leaders representing various nonprofit, business and educational organizations today signed a charter for the My Brother's Keeper Denver (MBK Denver) initiative to confirm their shared commitment to leverage resources to improve life outcomes for boys and young men of color in Denver.

Aug 06, 2018

Young Men of Color Complete Job-Readiness and Financial Literacy Training through Summer Employment Program

The Office of Children's Affairs, Bank of America and Mile High United Way celebrated the success of 30 young men of color as they completed the My Brother's Keeper Summer of Success program, which provided eight weeks of mentorship, summer employment and financial literacy training.

Jul 03, 2018

Mayor Hancock, State and Educational Leaders Dedicate Building to Lifetime Activist, Anna Jo Garcia Haynes

Mayor Hancock, joined by city, state and educational leaders, dedicated one of the Mile High Early Learning centers to lifetime civil rights activist and advocate for early childhood education, Anna Jo Garcia Haynes. The center, located at 2851 Tremont Street, is now called the Anna Jo Garcia Haynes Early Learning Center.

Jun 12, 2018

Denver Pilots STEM-Related “Next Generation City Builders” Summer Program for Elementary Students

Denver is working with Scholars Unlimited, Denver Public Schools and Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. to provide STEM-related activities to 300 elementary students enrolled in a summer pilot program, the Next Generation City Builders.

Jun 07, 2018

Denver Heats Up with Summer Opportunities for Youth to Eat Healthy, Learn, Play and Work

Summer is here, and the City and County of Denver wants to ensure families are informed about opportunities available for children and youth to remain healthy, safe, engaged in the community and continue to learn while school is out.

May 03, 2018

Denver Sparks A Passion for Technology in Youth and Announces Digital Alliance with Microsoft

The Office of Children’s Affairs today announced it is working with Microsoft on a Digital Alliance Agreement, and yesterday worked with Microsoft to provide free computer and technology training to 80 middle schoolers at Denver Discovery School. This is the beginning of subsequent computer science and entrepreneur training for youth.

Mar 24, 2017

Funding Available for Comprehensive Afterschool Programs!

The Office of Children’s Affairs is seeking applicants to apply for the 2A/Healthy Lifestyles Comprehensive Multi-Year Request for Proposals. The grant period is from August 15, 2017 - August 31, 2019.

Nov 30, 2016

Proposal Seeks a Vendor to Manage Focus Groups and Surveys on Afterschool and Summer Programs

The Denver Afterschool Alliance, housed within the Office of Children’s Affairs, is seeking a vendor to manage parent focus groups and conduct surveys regarding afterschool and summer programs. Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions .

Nov 28, 2016

Proposal Seeks Vendor to Manage Planning Grant for Social and Emotional Learning for Youth

The Denver Afterschool Alliance, housed within the Office of Children’s Affairs, is seeking a vendor to provide project management and strategic planning for Denver’s Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (SELI) planning process. Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions.